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1. Writing from Dictation.

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions.)

3. Arithmetic (elementary). 4. Correspondence. 5. Précis.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography. 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

Establishment Clerks.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography. 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

3. Book-keeping by Double Entry. 4. English Composition.

5. Preparation of Tabular State

ments.

(b) English History

(c) Latin, or a modern foreign Language.*

5. Criminal Law (if the Candidate be a Certificated Attorney, or Justices' Clerk at Petty Sessions.)

POLICE OFFICE.

4. English Composition.

5. English Geography.

3. Book-keeping.

* In examinations which are not competitive, the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation.

METROPOLITAN POLICE.

OFFICE OF RECEIVER OF POLICE.

MINT.

6. History of the British Empire. 7. French.*

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Superior Clerks. Į

1. Arithmetic (to Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

2. English Composition.

3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

4. English Composition.

5. History of England and of the Constitution.

6. Latin or French Translation.

passed the preliminary examination as above, :

GROUP II.

PATENTS OFFICE.
Nothing fixed.

PAYMASTER-GENERAL'S OFFICE.

C. Classics.

D. Mathematics.

E. Moral and Mental Philosophy and Political Economy.

3. Book-keeping.
4. Précis.

5. One dead or modern Language.†

+ In examinations which are not competitive, the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation.

POOR LAW BOARD.

Supplementary Clerks.

1. Exercises designed to test Hand..
writing and Orthography.
2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar
and Decimal Fractions).
3. English Composition.
4. Précis.

"Candidates for clerkships of the superior class should be examined with a view to ascertain that they have received a liberal education and are personally intelligent. We do not desire to lay down any minute rules as to the manner of this examination, which may, to a certain extent, be made to depend upon the nature of the candidate's previous studies."-(Viscount Courtenay to the Civil Service Commissioners.)

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POST OFFICE.

Clerks in the Solicitor's Office (3rd
Class.)

1. Writing from Dictation.
2. Arithmetle (including (Vulgar
and Decimal Fractions).
3. English Composition,

4. General Principles of Equity and
Common Law.
5. Conveyancing.
Clerks, Supplementary Clerks, and
Temporary Extra Clerks, in London,
Edinburgh, and Dublin, Surveyor's
Stationary Clerks, and Clerks in the
Solicitor's Office (4th Class.)

The examination for Mail Guards is to be the same as that for Letter Carriers, although educational acquirements are considered of less consequence than activity.

Clerks.

1. Writing from Dictation.

2. Arithmetic (including the Rule
of Three and Practice and the
Arithmetical Tables).

PRISONS DEPARTMENT.

2. Reading.

3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

4. Grammar and English Language.

5. Religious Knowledge (the Bible) 6. School Management.

Stewards.

1. Exercises designed to test Hand-
writing and Orthography.
2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar
Fractions).

3 Book-keeping (elementary). Schoolmasters.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography. 2. Arithmetic (including Reduction, Rule of Three, and Practice). Clerks in Country Offices

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography. 2. Arithmetic (elementary). Letter Carriers, Auxiliary Letter Carriers, and Mail Guards.*

1. Writing from Dictation.
2. Reading Manuscript.
3. Arithmetic (elementary)..

Supplemental Clerks.

1. Exercises in Handwriting and
Orthography.

+In examinations which are not competitive, the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation.

7 Two at least of the following, at
option of the Candidate :-
(a) English History.
(b) Geography.

Elements of Geometry, or of some branch of Mathematics. (d) Latin.f

PRIVY COUNCIL OFFICE.

QUEEN'S

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography.

2. Accuracy in copying French and
English.

3. Arithmetic (elementary).
4. English Composition.

PRIVY SEAL OFFICE.
Nothing fixed.

PUBLIC WORKS LOAN OFFICE.

1. Exercises designed to test Hand- 3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

writing and Orthography. 2. Copying from MSS.

PRISON.

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar
and Decimal Fractions).
3. English Composition.

QUEEN'S REMEMBRANCER'S OFFICE,
Nothing fixed.

RECORD OFFICE.

1. Exercises designed to test Hand-
writing and Orthography.
2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar
and Decimal Fractions).

3. Book-keeping by Single Entry.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography.

SCIENCE AND ART,

REFORMATORIES, OFFICE OF INSPECTOR OF.

2. Arithmetic (elementary).
3. English Composition.
DEPARTMENT OF.
Supplementary Clerks—
1. Writing from Dictation.
2. Transcribing.

3. Arithmetic (the first four rules,
with Practice and the Rule of
Three).

4. Grammatical structure of sentences of a simple character.

Ordinary Clerks
1. Writing from Dietation.
2. Transcribing,

3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar
and Decimal Fractions).
4. Précis.

5. Geography.

6. Translation from one Ancient or Modern Foreign Language,

4. Précis.

5. Geography.

6. History of England,
7. Latin (translation).
8. French (translation).

STATIONERY

OFFICE.

1. Exercises designed to test Hand- 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar writing and Orthography.

Fractions).

3. English Composition..

SEAMEN'S REGISTRY OFFICE.

(The same as for "Supplementary Clerks" in the Board of Trade.)

TRADE, BOARD OF.

Ordinary Clerks.”

1. Writing from Dictation. 2. Transcribing.

3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

4. Précis.

5. Geography.

6. Translation from one Ancient or Modern Foreign Language.

Establishment Clerks

1. Exercises designed to test Hand-
writing and Orthography.
2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar
and Decimal Fractions).
3. Précis.

4. Geography.

Supplementary Clerks.*

1. Writing from Dictation.
2. Transcribing.

3. Arithmetic (the first four rules
with Practice and the Rule of
Three).

4. Grammatical structure of sentences of a simple character.

"My Lords would also be glad to receive a report of the Candidate's proficiency in any other subject or subjects, to be selected by him, in which he may desire to be examined."-(James Booth, Esq., to the Civil Service Commissioners.)

TREASURY.

5. History of England.

6. First Three Books of Euclid.
7. Translation from one of the
following Languages-Latin,
French, German, or Italian-
the selection being left to the
Candidate.

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Clerks at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, and at the Manufacturing Branches of the War Department. 1. Writing from Dictation. 2. Arithmetic (the ordinary rules, including Avoirdupois Table). 3. Timber Measurement. 4. Correspondence.

5. The distinguishing Characteristics of the Materials used in the Service, and the Mode of Computation employed for each.

2. Arithmetic (elementary).

On account of the peculiar knowledge required from Candidates for these Clerkships, "it has for the present been decided that Non-commissioned Officers from the Royal Artillery and Royal Sappers and Miners alone should be admitted as competitors."

Clerks at Out-Stations and Temporary Clerks, at the Royal Gun Factories (when they are Non-Commissioned Officers of the Line). 1. Writing from Dictation. 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions). 3. Correspondence. Temporary Clerks.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting, Orthography, and Grammatical correctness.

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S OFFICE.

Supernumerary Clerks.

1. Writing from Dictation. 2. Arithmetic (elementary). 3. Correspondence.

Clerk to the Council of Military Education.

1. Writing from Dictation.

2. Arithmetic (elementary).

5. Geography.

6. Latin, or one Foreign Language.*

*In examinations which are not competitive, the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation.

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